25. Almighty Creator on Earth and Above

1 Almighty Creator on earth and above,
We gratefully sing your power and your love;
Our Shield and Defender, the Ancient of Days,
Pavilioned in splendor, and girded with praise.

2 We tell of your might, we sing of your grace,
Whose robe is the light, whose canopy space;
Your chariots of wrath the deep thunderclouds form,
And dark is your path on the wings of the storm.

3 Your bountiful care what tongue can recite?
It breathes in the air, it shines in the light;
It streams from the hills, it descends to the plain,
And sweetly distils in the dew and the rain.

4 Frail children of dust, and feeble as frail,
In you do we trust, nor find you to fail,
Your mercies how tender, how firm to the end,
Our Maker, Defender, Redeemer and Friend.

Text Information
First Line: Almighty Creator on earth and above
Title: Almighty Creator on Earth and Above
Author: Robert H. Grant
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Creation; God's Care; God's Love (8 more...)
Source: Christian Psalmody, 1833, alt.
Tune Information
Arranger: Johann Michael Haydn (1770, alt.)
Key: G Major
Source: William Gardiner, Sacred Melodies, Vol. 2, 1815

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